The New Orleans Saints used a big punt return Marcus Murphy, a timely fumble recovery from Willie Snead, and a facemask penalty en route to a 52–49 win over the New York Giants on Sunday.
With 20 seconds remaining in a tie game, Marcus Murphy took a Brad Wing punt from the Saints’ 29-yard line up to the Giants’ 47 before the ball was jarred loose. Willie Snead then came up with the fumble recovery for New Orleans and was tackled by punter Brad Wing.
On the play, Wing was flagged for grabbing Snead’s facemask.
This moved the ball up to the 32-yard line, and set up kicker Kai Forbath for a game-winning 50-yard field goal.
The Giants fell to 4–3 with the loss, while the Saints improved to 3–4.
- Kenny Ducey